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Tim Melvin

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Tim Melvin is a value investor, money manager and writer. He has spent the last 27 years as in the financial services and investment industry as a broker, advisor and portfolio manager. He has also written and lectured extensively on the markets with his work appearing on RealMoney.Com, DailySpecualtion.Com as well as several print publication including Active Trader and the Wall Street Digest. Mr. Melvin has also collaborated on several investment books published in the Wiley Little Book Series of Investment Books.
04/12/2014 - 3:41pm
There is an old poker proverb that has been quoted by everyone from Warren Buffett and Marty to Whitman to Amarillo Slim and Whispering Saul that applies to trading around earnings season.
04/08/2014 - 9:55am
Is it possible to invest in a Womackian Fashion over the course of your investing lifetime? As you may recall, Mr. Womack was the pig farmer introduced by John Train back in a Fortune Magazine articl...
04/04/2014 - 5:00pm
As previously noted, there are a growing number of very smart investors and strategists who have made negative comments about the stock market in recent months.
04/01/2014 - 9:52am
At long last Major League Baseball returns as the single best sign that spring is here and summer is close behind.
03/28/2014 - 4:10pm
One of the hardest things to do as an investor is ignore the great white cloud of noise that surrounds the market every day.
03/25/2014 - 3:17pm
The bank stress test results are in; later this week, the review of capital plans will be released by the Fed as well. This will tell which of the big banks will be able to go ahead with their planned...
03/21/2014 - 3:21pm
There was an interesting article in the Wall Street Journal this week about the intense competition among banks to manage the assets of the wealthier clients.
03/19/2014 - 11:38am
Having sprouted some gray hairs and lost more than a few others, most of us have heard some bad advice in our lifetime. Always bet the favorite. Go all in with Ace-King. Never eat at a place called '...
03/17/2014 - 3:31pm
Rod Steiger, President and CEO of Wayne Savings Bank in Wooster, Ohio, announced that he will be retiring at the end of the year. He is also resigning from the board of directors at that time. In the...
03/14/2014 - 3:04pm
Bain & Company recently released their Global Private Equity Report for 2014 and its full of information of great value to individual investors.
03/11/2014 - 4:18pm
One of the best ways to identify sectors that are undervalued, with huge rebound potential over the next few years, is to track the activities of private equity firms.
03/07/2014 - 3:37pm
If you are like most investors, when you power up your computer and open your email to start the day, you are flooded with trade ideas and suggestions. You will get 'trades of the day' and 'can't mis...
03/03/2014 - 5:18pm
As the spring training baseball games start in earnest, it might be useful to see what lessons from America's pastime can make us better investors.
02/28/2014 - 4:56pm
If you talk to individual investors about which stocks they own, you will undoubtedly hear a recitation of the same stocks that dominate the financial media on a daily basis. Everyone owns and trades...

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